American Anti Imperialist League Analysis

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Everyone knows about events that have occurred in history; although, many different interpretations are made about these events. Depending on which “side” history is told from, these past events can be portrayed in complete opposite directions. This is true about the views of imperialism of the Pacific, including the Philippines and Cuba. Imperialism from the United States of the Pacific was widely debated. The primary source, “Platform of the American Anti-Imperialist League," in Speeches, Correspondence, and Political Papers of Carl Schurz, vol. 6 strongly opposes imperialism. The document, written in 1899, of the Platform of the American Anti-Imperialist League “[galvanized] public opinion against the Philippine War and the evils of imperialism”
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